I’ve been wondering whether to release this or not. One of the few photographs from Archie’s camera which survived. Just an indistinct lump over to the left. Make up your own mind…or read Windigo.
I suppose it’s about time I gave you an update about what’s going on in Archie’s World. Well, he’s currently revising madly for his school exams, GCSE’s next year and then on to 6th form. He’s already planning his post 6th form trip. He’s aiming to go to the Himalayas with some pals, not sure why yet but I don’t think it’ll be an Everest attempt. I’m currently writing up his experiences from last autumn with his friend Ben…look out for a new book called The Monster Factory soon!
What about Seq you ask? Well, she’s out in British Columbia with her mother’s family and having some very interesting experiences there. She emails me regularly with updates. You never know, one day I may write them up.
I hate to be a name dropper but the other day Ray Mears told me something very interesting. Something I had not heard before. He told me that in the Algonquin world of the North East of America the word Windigo is taboo, it simply must not be uttered. As to why, well, I’m not even going to say here.
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A huge thanks to the lovely folks who braved atrocious weather last night on the beautiful Isle of Skye to come and listen to my ramblings. Much appreciated. I should add that I was humbled to be on a bill with the wonderful Mandy Haggith whose gorgeous poetry anthology on the subject of trees is a must have.
On the way home the weirdness began to emerge once more. It was clear that there was a presence in the car with me, I don’t know who, or even what. It was benign, possibly benevolent and I felt no threat from it. But never-the-less, it was a spooky and strange experience.
I will be reading from Windigo at the Skye Reading Room tomorrow. Skeabost House Hotel, 7.00pm. I should find something more exciting to do if I were you.
For this weekend only you can download Windigo for free from Smashwords, here: https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/404405
Cori Bowhay, also known as Miss Squatcher has written a smashing review for Windigo. You can read it, and more importantly, the rest of her very interesting blog here: http://misssquatcher.blogspot.co.uk/
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